Linux News for Feb 24, 2003
Computerworld.NZ: Cerf's Up(beat) on Net Future (Feb 24, 2003, 23:30)
"Open source software could be part of the solution to the
'digital divide,' says internet pioneer Vint Cerf..."
ZDNet Australia: Windows More Stable than Linux: Stratus (Feb 24, 2003, 22:00)
"Stephen Kiely, the chairman of Stratus Technologies told ZDNet
Australia it is 'an open book' whether Linux or Windows will
eventually dominate the server market, but Stratus has thrown its
lot in with Microsoft..."
Linus Torvalds: Linux 2.5.63 (Feb 24, 2003, 20:13)
Changelog, links within.
PCWorld: Desktop Linux Products on Parade (Feb 24, 2003, 20:00)
"Attendees of the Desktop Linux Summit here have spent the past
two days reveling in the growing number of games, PCs, software
applications, and peripherals that are now compatible with the
underdog operating system..."
SearchEnterpriseLinux.com: Red Hat: Debating Enterprise Linux Momentum Futile (Feb 24, 2003, 19:00)
"[Red Hat's Mark] De Visser covers more in this
question-and-answer interview, specifically the inhibitors to Linux
adoption in the enterprise, Red Hat's focus on certain vertical
markets, customer demands and the maturation of the open-source
Sydney Morning Herald: Software that 'Just Works' (Feb 24, 2003, 16:00)
"An independent IT consultant specialising in Open Source
software solutions, Jeff [Waugh] took time off after the release of
GNOME 2.2 recently to talk about the project.
Debian GNU/Linux Advisory: openssl (Feb 24, 2003, 15:49)
"A vulnerability has been discovered in OpenSSL, a Secure Socket
Layer (SSL) implementation..."
Two on New Red Hat Phoebe Beta 3 (Feb 24, 2003, 14:30)
Beta 3 of Red Hat 8.1, codenamed "Phoebe" was quietly released
last week, and OSNews already has a mini review on the new beta.
Announcement, link to review within.
CrossNodes: Sysadmin Tales of Terror (Feb 24, 2003, 13:00)
"The biggest challenge a system administrator ever faces is
inheriting a networking mess: taking on a new job, or a new client,
with a computing infrastructure that has grown without rhyme or
DesktopLinux.com: Gnome 2.2 Backport for Debian Woody Available for Download (Feb 24, 2003, 11:00)
The announcement and details on how to install this backport on
your Debian machine.
PCWorld: Lindows Leads the Way at Desktop Linux Summit (Feb 24, 2003, 09:00)
"Kicking off the Desktop Linux Summit here at MP3.com's
headquarters, Lindows.com's chief executive highlighted the latest
developments on the desktop Linux front..."
MP3newswire.net: eMule Interview (Feb 24, 2003, 07:00)
"The eDonkey2000 network has always been a popular network among
the more advanced P2P crowd. For much of this clients history
however, its use was limited to these users. This would all change
with the advent of eMule..."
Release Digest: KDE, February 23, 2003 (Feb 24, 2003, 05:00)
This weekend's KDE apps: KAvi2svcd 0.5.5, Kisdndial 0.1.5,
QMamecat 0.44.b45, QFaxReader 0.2.5, Kap 1.1, Atleto 0.2, FrontMan
0.3.5, KShowmail 3.0.4beta, and Konversation 0.10.
Release Digest: GNOME, February 23, 2003 (Feb 24, 2003, 05:00)
This weekend's GNOME apps: XML Security Library 0.0.13,
Gst-player 0.5.0, GNet 1.3.2, Sodipodi 0.31, COnfigurator for Gnome
0.5.2, Skoosh 2.0.6, SynCE 0.7, and Gnome Remote Connection Manager
Kernel Cousin Wine #158 by Brian Vincent (Feb 24, 2003, 03:00)
Community Roundup: The latest message traffic
for Wine development.
Debian Weekly News - February 18, 2003 (Feb 24, 2003, 01:00)
Community Roundup: The latest news from the
Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.21pre4-ac6 (Feb 24, 2003, 00:45)
Changelog, link within.